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Tag: the temptation of Jesus Christ
A Friend Of Prostitutes
You see, people are going to try to define you by the things around you.
Your God Is Bigger Than Your Circumstances
There’s nothing wrong with noticing your negative external circumstances, but then look at somewhere else. Don’t obsess about it. Your God is bigger than your circumstances. Don’t fixate on them.
Your Circumstances Are Subject To Change
Change is a constant in the equation of life. New realities emerge every day.
How Sound is Your Self-Image?
A sound self-image is an image that has nothing to do with your success, failure, or circumstances.
The Devil is A Master of Appearances
Had the devil succeeded in altering the way Jesus saw Himself, he would have instantly distorted the self-image of Christ, and then taken control of the destiny of Jesus. Jesus did not fall for the trick.
Circumstances Are Never Permanent
Not surprisingly, Jesus did not allow his immediate and temporary circumstances to affect how He saw Himself. He knew that appearances don’t last. Circumstances are never permanent.
My Parents Were Excellent Reflectors
My mum made me feel as though I was the only perfect child. In fact, she kept saying that if every child was like me, then she would have had twenty children!
Your Circumstances Are Powerful Psychological Reflectors
It might interest you to know that your circumstances are powerful psychological reflectors. The things that go on around you can paint a picture of who you apparently are.
Parents Are Powerful Reflectors
No matter how old you are, the words of your parents to you in your childhood will continue to play back in your mind. They invariably contribute to forming your self-image.
Self-Images Are Built By Reflectors
You accept certain things about yourself based on what the mirror has shown you through the years. Your self-image is based on reflections from different reflectors.
Satan is Really After Your Self-Image
If he could get Jesus to doubt His Sonship, Satan would then replace that self-image with a distorted version that would allow him to sabotage the mission of Christ.